Professional experience

Jennifer J. Larson

Contract writer

I write frequently about nursing, medicine, and healthcare workforce issues for websites owned by AMN Healthcare such as,,, Healthcare Briefings, and the monthly healthcare e-newsletter Workforce Data (formerly Vitals).

I write content for two monthly newsletters for hotel industry sales personnel, as a contractor for the Memphis-based agency Thinkwell Creative.

I create content and write articles on various health topics for, an online health information resource.

I write articles for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s My Southern Health e-newsletter and Ohio State University’s Insights.

My work has also appeared in the following publications:

Diabetic Living magazine, H2U magazine, The SOURCE magazine,, Her Nashville, Nashville Parent magazine, Desert Magazine, Women magazine, Breathe magazine, Vanderbilt International magazine, Presbyterians Today magazine, Women & Cancer magazine, My Business magazine,,, The San Diego Union-Tribune, The San Diego Daily Transcript, American Journalism Review, and Memphis magazine.

Additionally, I have written copy and health care stories for the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center; for UC San Diego Health Systems; and for a series of quarterly newsletters focused on chronic medical conditions for a large corporation promoting health and well-being initiatives.

Education and professional memberships

Master of Arts in Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, Md. May 2001.

Bachelor of Arts in English, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn. May 1996.

Professional memberships in Society of Professional Journalists, Association of Health Care Journalists, and Education Writers Association.